On Saturday the smalls were given some chocolate by a well-meaning friend. We're by no means perfect and pure, but I have been trying to remove refined sugars, colours and so on from our pantry - not in a nutty way - just in a 'we don't need this crap in our diet' way - and replace it with more and more wholefood.
All afternoon the kids had been in a slow decline, naturally becoming tireder towards the end of the day. (Halleluljah!)
And then they ate the chocolate.
Literally within minutes Tiny was bouncing off the walls. She was back on. I felt so defeated. Deflated. Meanwhile, she was a helium balloon. Up, up and away.
Fast-forward to this afternoon when I thought, I am going to gazump those little kittehs, whip up a knock-out Vitamix smoothie that they love to love.
I chucked in the following for a delicious smoothie that the Doctor rated as the highlight of his day (high-five!). Just wait 'til you see what I snuck in there:
1 x banana
1 x cup mixed berries (frozen)
1 tablespoon of honey
1 small handful of kale. YES KALE!
Blitz. Serve to two small children - and they will never know the kale is in there. Scout's honour.
I was so stoked to find kale at my fruit and veg today. The lady at the shop I think was a little bewildered by my excitement - I've been trawling all the local shops looking for it. It's in season now folks, and is super duper good for you. Get into it!